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<THREAD> Why are some exaggerating/mistaking what the #GrassleyMemo says?

See this widely-shared thread below by @KimStrassel.

I wrote about the Grassley memo at length here: justsecurity.org/51956/dissecti…

I’ll raise specific points of disagreement with Strassel in this thread ... 1/
2. Strassel: “it confirms the Nunes memo and blows up the Schiff talking points”

FALSE: it undercuts #NunesMemo on 2 main claims: whether the FISA application relied on news story for corroboration and whether DOJ told court about political origins of Steele’ dossier.

I wrote:
3. Strassel: #GrassleyMemo “is confirmation that the FBI's FISA application relied on the dossier and a news article”

FALSE: In addition to what I wrote in #2 on the news article, top expert David Kris explains Nunes memo highly implausible on this issue:
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1) #GrassleyMemo Declassified! (see what's new)👇
2) #GrassleyMemo Declassified portions. (page one)
3) #GrassleyMemo Declassified portions (page two)
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1) #GrassleyMemo Unredacted!
(some redacts remain)

PDF>judiciary.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/…
2) Unredacted #GrassleyMemo (Page One)
3) Unredacted #GrassleyMemo (Page Two)
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1) Grassley Memo Update!
Friday night February 2nd Senator Chuck Grassley formally demanded a Mandatory Declassification Review of the #GrassleyMemo
PDF>grassley.senate.gov/sites/default/…
2) We now know that the #GrassleyMemo is eight pages in total that at this time are heavily redacted.
PDF>grassley.senate.gov/sites/default/…
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2) January 5th Grassley informs us that his staff (and Graham's) are working with the DOJ to redact and release the unclassified portions of the #GrassleyMemo grassley.senate.gov/news/news-rele…
3) By looking at the bottom of the January 4th memo we can see who has seen the memo and the classified attachment other than Grassley, Graham, Rosenstein, and Wray.
Feinstein
Burr
Warner
Nunes
Schiff
grassley.senate.gov/news/news-rele…
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1) The Grassley Memo!
On January 4th Grassley sent a criminal referral to Rosenstein and Wray to investigate Mr. Steele. "Attached please find a CLASSIFIED MEMORANDUM"
#GrassleyMemo #ReleaseTheMemo
2) The ONLY reason we are allowed to see the TOP SECRET cover sheet is because it has been separated from the classified memo "UNCLASSIFIED when separated from attachment."
3) January 5th Grassley issues a statement broadcasting the #GrassleyMemo
grassley.senate.gov/news/news-rele…
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